"Where can we see the Wall?" is a question frequently asked by tourists. Remnants of the 155-kilometer-long Cold War frontier can be seen at the East Side Gallery, Checkpoint Charlie and on Bernauer Strasse.
The German capital is hugely popular. But what is its tallest structure? When did the Wall fall? And what do Berliners mean when they talk about a Schrippe? Test your knowledge of Berlin.
More than 28 years after the fall of the wall, stories are still emerging about East Berliners' attempts to flee across the border — with help from their western neighbors. Rachel Stewart reports from Berlin.
Run-down façades, punks and ordinary workers: An exhibition in Berlin shows the works of Harald Hauswald, who simply wanted to document everyday life — without knowing that the Berlin Wall would one day come down.
The Berlin Wall stood for 28 years, two months and 27 days. Now it has been gone for just as long, at least as concrete and barbed wire. In other forms, it still stands, writes Marcel Fürstenau.
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